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Eric Anderson
Birth: Sep. 15, 1915
Death: Apr. 6, 1943

World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Bradford, England, he served as a Private in the 5th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, British Army. During a withdraw in actions at Wadi Akarit, Tunisia, on April 6, 1943, the East Yorkshire Regiment temporarily behind the crest of a hill. Private Anderson serving as a stretcher-bearer, went forward alone through heavy fire to rescue the wounded. Three times he brought in wounded comrades and was rendering first aid to a fourth when he was mortally wounded. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross on July 29, 1943. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Sfax War Cemetery
Sfax
Sfax, Tunisia
 
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Record added: Dec 09, 2003
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Sep. 15, 2014
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014

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 Added: May. 30, 2014
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